Ahead of their upfront, NBC has released a three-minute trailer for “Constantine,” its TV series based on the DC/Vertigo “Hellblazer” comics. The series is expected to be more faithful adaptation than the 2005 Keanu Reeves-led feature.
Matt Ryan (“Criminal Minds”) plays the chain-smoking supernatural detective alongside Lucy Griffiths, Harold Perrineau and Charles Halford. The series is scheduled to take the Friday 10pm slot which is currently occupied by “Hannibal”.
NBC’s trailer for the series is online at NBC.com.